Wall Street Journal
SAMSUNG CRACKS TABLET MARKET
Samsung announced yesterday that it aims to sell over one million units of its new Galaxy Tab device in 2010. The electronics giant added that it will start offering the tablet computer in other sizes as it attempts to grab a larger share of the tablet market.
DELL DEALS RIM A BLOW
Dell is switching over its 25,000 employees from BlackBerrys to its own new smartphones, in what can only be interpreted as a direct challenge to RIM, reports WSJ. Dell estimates that the changeover will save the company 25 percent in its mobile-communication expenses. The new smartphone, the Dell Venue Pro, runs on Windows Phone 7 software, and Dell will roll out an offer to its corporate customers to help them make a similar smartphone switch.
BANKS SCRAMBLE TO ADDRESS SECURITY FLAWS IN APPS
In response to a recent study that disclosed security risks to customers who use their smartphones for online banking, several major banks—including Wells Fargo and USAA—introduced updated versions of their banking apps on Wednesday, reports WSJ.